Skip navigation

Dr. Sophie Fielding - Profile

Suberg S, RB Wynn, J van der Kooij, L Fernand, S Fielding et al (in review) Assessing the potential of autonomous submarine gliders for ecosystem monitoring across multiple trophic levels (plankton to cetaceans) and pollutants in shallow shelf seas. Methods in Oceanography

La HS, H Lee, D Kang, S Fielding, HK Ha et al. (in review) High density of ice krill (Euphausia crystallorophias) in the Amundsen Sea Coastal Polynya, Antarctica. Deep-Sea Research I

Bednar┼Łek N, Tarling G, Fielding S, Bakker DCE, Feely R (in review) Dissolution dominating calcification process in polar pteropods close to the point of aragonite undersaturation. PLoSOne

Fielding S, JL Watkins, P Trathan, P Enderlein, C Waluda, G Stowasser, G Tarling, EJ Murphy (in press) Inter-annual variability in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) density at South Georgia, Southern Ocean: 1997 – 2013. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Guihen D, S Fielding, EJ Murphy, KJ Heywood, G Griffiths (in press) An assessment of the use of ocean gliders to undertake acoustic measurements of zooplankton: the distribution and density of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) in the Weddell Sea. Limnology and Oceanography Methods.

Heywood KJ, S Schmidtko, C Heuze, J Kaiser, TD Jickells, BY Queste, DP Stevens, M Wadley, AF Thompson, S Fielding et al. (2014) Ocean processes at the Antarctic continental slope. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 372, 20130047

Saunders RA, S Fielding, SE Thorpe, GA Tarling (2013) School characteristics of mesopelagic fish at South Georgia. Deep-Sea Research I 81: 62-77

Bednaršek N, GA Tarling, DCE Bakker, S Fielding, EM Jones, HJ Venables, P Ward, A Kuzirian, Lézé B, RA Feely, EJ Murphy (2012) Live pteropods are dissolving rapidly in Southern Ocean surface waters. Nature Geoscience 11/2012 5: 881-885

Fielding S, Watkins JL, Collins MA, Enderlein P, Venables H (2012) Acoustic determination of the distribution of fish and krill across the Scotia Sea in spring 2006, summer 2008 and autumn 2009. Deep Sea Research II 59-60: 173-188

Bednarsek N, Tarling GA, Bakker DCE, Fielding S, Cohen A, Kuzirian A, McCorkles D, Bertrand Le Z, Montagna R (2012) Description and quantification of pteropod shell dissolution: a sensitive bioindicator of ocean acidification. Global Change Biology 18: 2378-2388

Ward P, Atkinson A, Venables H, Tarling G, Whitehouse M, Fielding S, Collins MA, Korb R, Black A, Stowasser G, Schmidt K, Thorpe S, Enderlein P (2012) Food web structure and bioregions in the Scotia Sea: A seasonal synthesis. Deep Sea Research II, 59-60: 253-266

Collins MA, Stowasser G, Fielding S, Shreeve R, Xavier JC, Venables H, Enderlein P, Cherel Y, Van de Putte A (2012) Latitudinal and bathymetric patterns in the distribution and abundance of mesopelagic fish in the Scotia Sea. Deep Sea Research II, 59-60: 189-198

Bednar┼Łek N, Tarling G, Fielding S, Bakker DCE (2012). Population dynamics and biogeochemical significance of Limacina helicina antarctica in the Scotia Sea (Southern Ocean). Deep Sea Research II, 59-60:105-116

Atkinson A, Schmidt K, Fielding S, Kawaguchi S, Geissler P (2012). Variable food absorption by Antarctic krill: Relationships between diet, egestion rate and the composition and sinking rates of their fecal pellets. Deep Sea Research II, 59-60:147-158

Flores H, Atkinson A, Kawaguchi S, Krafft BA, Milinevsky G, Nicol S, Reiss C, Tarling GA, Werner R, Bravo Rebolledo E, Cirelli V, Cuzin-Roudy J, Fielding S, et al. (2012) Impact of climate change on krill. Marine Ecology Progress Series 458: 1-19

Schmidt K, Atkinson A, Steigenberger S, Fielding S, Lindsay MCM, Pond DW, Tarling GA, Klevjer TA, Allen CS, Nicol S, Achterberg EP (2011). Seabed foraging by Antarctic krill: Implications for stock assessment, bentho-pelagic coupling, and the vertical transfer of iron. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 1411-1428

Atkinson A, Tarling G, Pond D, Stowasser G, Schmidt K, Fielding S, Murphy E, Cavanagh, R 2010 Discovery 2010: understanding the Scotia Sea food web. GLOBEC International Newsletter.

Reid K, Watkins J, Murphy E, Trathan P, Fielding S, Enderlein P. 2010 Krill population dynamics at South Georgia: implications for ecosystem-based fisheries management. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 399:243-252

Klevjer TA, Tarling GA, Fielding S. 2010 Swarm characteristics of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba relative to the proximity of land during summer in the Scotia Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 409: 157-170

Montagnes DJS, Allen J, Brown L, Bulit C, Davidson R, Fielding S, Heath M, Holliday NP, Rasmussen J, Sanders R, Waniek JJ, Wilson D. 2010. Role of ciliates and other microzooplankton in the Irminger Sea (NW Atlantic Ocean). Marine Ecology Progress Series 411:101-115

Whitehouse MJ, Atkinson A, Ward P, Korb RE, Rothery P, Fielding S. 2009 Role of krill versus bottom-up factors in controlling phytoplankton biomass in the northern Antarctic waters of South Georgia. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 393:69-82

Pollard RT, Salter I, Sanders R, Lucas M, Moore CM, Mills R, Statham P, Allen JT, Baker A, Bakker DCE, Charette M, Fielding S, et al  2009 Southern Ocean deep-water carbon export enhanced by natural iron fertilization. Nature. 457: 577-580

Tarling GA, Klevjer T, Fielding S, Watkins J, Atkinson A, Murphy E, Korb R, Whitehouse M, Leaper R (2009) Variability and predictability of Antarctic krill swarm structure. Deep-Sea Research I 56: 1994-2012.

Collins MA, Shreeve R, Fielding S, Thurston MH (2008) Distribution, diet and foraging behaviour of the yellow-finned notothen (Patagonotothen guntheri) on the Shag Rocks shelf (SW Atlantic). Journal of Fish Biology 72: 271-286.

Montagnes DJS, Allen J, Brown L, Bulit C, Davidson R, Díaz-Ávalos C, Fielding S, et al. (2008) Factors controlling the abundance and size distribution of the phototrophic ciliate Myrionecta rubra in open waters of the North Atlantic. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 55: 457-465.

Heath MR, Rasmussen J, Ahmed Y, Allen JT, Anderson CIH, Brierley AS, Brown L, Bunker A, Cook K, Davidson R, Fielding S, et al. (2008) Spatial demography of Calanus finmarchicus in the Irminger Sea. Progress in Oceanography.

Fielding S, Ward P, Pollard RT, Seeyave S, Read JF, Hughes JA, Smith T, Castellani C. (2007) Community structure and grazing impact of mesozooplankton during late spring/early summer 2004/2005 in the vicinity of the Crozet Islands (Southern Ocean). Deep-Sea Research II 54: 2106-2125.

Poulton AJ, Moore CM, Seeyave S, Lucas MI, Fielding S, Ward P (2007) Phytoplankton community composition around the Crozet Plateau with emphasis on diatoms and Phaeocystis. Deep-Sea Research II 54: 2085-2105.

Allen JT, Brown L, Sanders R, Mustard AT, Fielding S, et al. (2005) The diatom ‘chain-gang’ enhancing carbon export in the N.E. Atlantic. Nature 437(29): 728-732.

Fielding S, Griffiths G, Roe HSJ (2004) Biological validation of ADCP acoustic backscatter through direct comparison with net samples and model-predictions based on acoustic backscatter models. ICES Journal of Marine Science 61: 184-200.

Rixen M, Allen JT, Alderson S, Cornell V, Crisp N, Fielding S, Mustard AT, Pollard RT, Popova EE, Smeed DA, Srokosz MA, Barth A, Beckers JM (2003) Along or across front survey strategy? An operational example at an unstable front. Geophysical Research Letters

Griffiths G, Fielding S. and Roe HSJ (2002). Biological-Physical-Acoustical Interactions. In: "The Sea: Biological-Physical interactions in the sea". A. R. Robinson, J. J. McCarthy and B. J. Rothschild. New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Fielding S, N Crisp, JT Allen, MC Hartman, B Rabe, Roe HSJ (2001). Mesoscale subduction at the Almeria-Oran front Part 2. Biophysical interactions. Journal of Marine Systems 30: 287-304.

Griffiths G, Fielding S and Roe HSJ (2001). Some observations of biophysical interactions in the ocean using high frequency acoustics. Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics Conference on Acoustical Oceanography, Southampton, United Kingdom. 7 pp.